Past Webinars

Words Matter: Effective Vision Zero Messaging

Tuesday, May 5 @ 11am-12pm PT / 2-3pm ET

Word choices have a huge power to shape our understanding of what is happening in our communities and how we can make change. Come to this webinar prepared to examine and discuss the language we use in transportation safety work. We’ll consider the power of words to both reflect existing attitudes and to influence change in perceptions and actions.

Towards Zero: Unlocking the Bigger Picture Through Data-Driven Safety Analytics

NEW DATE: May 26, 10-11am PT / 1-2pm ET

Transportation safety planning and analysis is evolving from reactive to proactive thanks to the hard work of safety professionals and advocates, the emergence of novel big datasets, and user-friendly software tools that empower engineers and planners to do more. This 1-hour webinar will focus on a case study of one tool, Ford’s Safety Insights, an award-winning traffic safety analytics product that combines crash data, roadway data, and connected vehicle data to generate insight about safety in any community that hasn’t before been possible.

Understanding Safe Systems as the Foundation of Vision Zero

Wednesday, April 22 @ 10am-11am PT / 1pm-2pm ET
Is your community committed to (or considering) Vision Zero? Whatever stage you’re at, it’s important to understand that Vision Zero is not a slogan, not a tagline, not even a program. It’s a fundamentally different approach to safe mobility because it’s based on the Safe Systems approach. What’s that? Why should you care? What will it mean to your work towards Vision Zero? Join us to learn, including what’s working around the world and how to effectively apply Safe System principles in Vision Zero work.

Global Learnings for U.S. Vision Zero Movement

Thu, Apr 2, 2020 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT
Join us to find out about the growing global road safety movement. Hear from different perspectives — researchers, advocates, corporate leaders — how the U.S. Vision Zero/traffic safety movement can augment its work by finding out more about other nation’s efforts and lessons learned from past experiences.

Not Just Big Cities: Vision Zero in smaller & suburban communities

January 23, 2020 @ 2pmEST/11amPST 
If you think Vision Zero is only for big, urban communities, think again. In fact, it has its roots in smaller, more rural areas. This one-hour webinar, hosted by Vision Zero Network, will focus on experiences and recommendations from mid-sized suburban communities leading the way on Vision Zero in the U.S. Learn more & register here.

STEP UP Pedestrian Safety in 2020: Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian

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February 13, 2020 @ 1-2:30pm EST / 10-11:30amPST
Hosted by FHWA & Vision Zero Network
The Federal Highway Administration Office of Safety and the Vision Zero Network invite you to a webinar on STEP, Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian. This webinar will provide the Vision Zero communities with an overview of the pedestrian safety problems and how STEP countermeasures can be used to improve pedestrian safety. The webinar also will feature the City of Richmond, Virginia’s implementation of STEP to advance pedestrian safety.

Vision Zero Learnings from West Palm Beach, Florida

March 5th @ 1-2pmEST / 10-11amPST
The city of West Palm Beach, Florida is experiencing improved safety on the streets – fewer serious traffic injuries and fatalities – since committing to Vision Zero in 2018. Find out what city staff point to as the most promising strategies toward safety in this mid-sized community, including a greater focusing on managing speeds, improving citywide lighting, significant traffic calming investments, and an emphasis on multi-agency and community wide collaboration and engagement. Hear from Uyen Dang, West Palm Beach City Traffic Engineer and Tara Applebaum, Vision Zero Coordinator.

USLIMITS2: A Tool to Aid Practitioners in Determining Appropriate Speed Limits*

December 11, 2019 @ 2:00–3:30pm ET / 11:00am–12:30pm PT
You are invited to register for this free webinar, sponsored by FHWA, about the USLIMITS2 speed setting tool. USLIMITS2 is a web based tool designed to help practitioners set reasonable, safe, and consistent speed limits for specific segments of roads. USLIMITS2 is applicable to all types of roads ranging from rural local roads and residential streets to urban freeways. However, the tool is not applicable to school zones or construction zones.

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